CraftWEB Hot Glass Talk  

Go Back   CraftWEB Hot Glass Talk > Hot Glass > General Hot Glass Discussion

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 01-08-2020, 11:31 AM
Dana Smith Dana Smith is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Carrboro, NC
Posts: 12
Dana Smith is on a distinguished road
Bomma - working time?

For those who have now worked with Bomma, how would you characterize its working time relative to:

- Spruce Pine Batch
- Spectrum Premium 2.0 Nuggets
- Cristalica
- Oceanside Nuggets

Thanks for any info.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 01-08-2020, 11:45 AM
Shawn Everette Shawn Everette is online now
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Indianapolis, IN
Posts: 489
Shawn Everette is on a distinguished road
I'd say you're in the 2.0 territory, maybe even spruce but it's been a while. Definitely longer than Cristalica, and miles from Spectrum Studio(Oceanside?).
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 01-08-2020, 11:47 AM
David Patchen's Avatar
David Patchen David Patchen is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: San Francisco, CA
Posts: 1,904
David Patchen is on a distinguished road
Switched a few months ago from the 2.0 nuggets and I like Bomma better. Working time is probably about the same, maybe a touch longer. I haven't blown SP in a long time; I'd guess Bomma is about the same in working time. (I don't think working time is much of an issue unless you're mold blowing though) Bomma is beautifully clear and really nice working. It doesn't glow quite as brightly as other glasses when hot. I notice it most when pulling cane--it keeps pulling even though it appears pretty cool based on its color. Bomma is probably my favorite out of all the clear formulas I've used. No compatibility issues so far with Gaffer color, Sys96 rods and Reichenbach trans colors.
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:05 AM.


All published comments within these message boards are the opinions of its contributor and does not represent
the opinion(s) of the owner(s) of this website. Please see the Terms of Use file for more details.

Books to Help Artists Avoid Online Scams: Top 10 Email Scams | Social Media Scams

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.2
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
CraftWEB.com. Opportunity Network. 2008. All Rights Reserved.